HELP I NEED A JOB. IM 52, just divorced after 32yrs

Have you had to quit your job due to CFS M.E. How hard was that emotionally?
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PamelaK
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Date Joined Nov 2014
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   Posted 11/24/2014 12:44 AM (GMT -6)   
HELP I NEED A FLEXIBLE NON STRESS JOB. WHAT JOBS WORK FOR YOU? idea

PamelaK
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   Posted 11/24/2014 12:51 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm new to the group, 1st post. I've had CFS, fibro for 20 years.

ladybugdreams
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   Posted 11/24/2014 3:52 AM (GMT -6)   
PamelaK, hi, it is nice to meet you. I am sorry for the circumstances though. Going through a divorce is very stressful & hard on our CFS. Then add the stress of money & the need for a job & you could be crashing badly just when you need the energy. I had to quit my job when I first became ill & have not been able to work since. I am on Social Security Disability due to my CFS, Fibro & depression. Whether you can work or not only you can tell, some work very well & with no problems & some can work by pushing through each day as best they can. I am sorry you are having to deal with this, do you have a profession that you can fall back on? If you can find something where you are in an office & sitting most of the day might be an option.

Giving up my job was really hard for me & I tried to hang on to it with both hands but it just slipped through my fingers. I was so sick I just couldn't do the job anymore. I missed more & more days of work until I realized I was letting my employer down & so I told them I would be leaving & they thanked me for making it easy for them. I mourned my job for a long time until I came to a point of acceptance that I was ill. I still wish I had my old life but I am okay with my new life. Keep us posted on how you are doing. Hugs going your way, Denise
Fibromyalgia-dx'd: 2006, ME/CFS-dx'd: 2006, Holt-Oram Syndrome dx'd 1975, reduced lung capacity dx'd 2009, nasal allergies, food allergies, depression (lifetime problem) IBS, neuropathy in hips

I have 4 children & 7 grandchildren.

As apples of gold in silver carvings is a word spoken at the right time for it. Prov. 25:11

PamelaK
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   Posted 11/25/2014 3:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jewelry Lady. Oh my gosh you are my new best friend!!! THANK YOU FOR YOUR POST TO ME, and so quickly! I've never been on a chat board and have NOT ONE PERSON I can share my cfs/fibro with... (without feeling worse about because of their non desire to believe or have a conversation about it. I will be chatting with you soon as I just wanted to touch base with you before getting started on My day. HUGS Pam

ladybugdreams
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   Posted 12/3/2014 9:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Pamela, how are you doing? Have you been able to work? Are you looking into disability?

I have had a busy day. The battery in my car died & I had to walk to the hardware store to buy a new one. Living in a small town is so nice at times. Not only did they find the right battery for me but also gave me a ride home & put the battery in my car for me. I don't think I could have done it on my own. So, my car is running & I was able to pick up my grand daughter from school.

Just wanted to see how you were doing, I hope everything is okay or as okay as it can be. Hugs, Denise
Fibromyalgia-dx'd: 2006, ME/CFS-dx'd: 2006, Holt-Oram Syndrome dx'd 1975, reduced lung capacity dx'd 2009, nasal allergies, food allergies, depression (lifetime problem) IBS, neuropathy in hips

I have 4 children & 7 grandchildren.

As apples of gold in silver carvings is a word spoken at the right time for it. Prov. 25:11

Carenpolar
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   Posted 12/7/2014 2:44 PM (GMT -6)   
look on online -there are agencys where you can babyist for familys for $10;00 per hour and up
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